Social determinants of health related to adhesion to mammography screening.

CONCLUSION: The social determinants of health are directly related to the levels of adherence to the exam among women, as well as the perceived benefits, susceptibilities and barriers. PMID: 29324950 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

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The objective of this study was to compare the performance of screening mammography versus magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) users.MethodsWe performed a retrospective review of 4628 women who had mammography or breast MRI screening from the beginning of HRT use at three institutions from April 2005 to December 2015. Information of demographics, number of biopsies performed and pathologic outcomes were collected. Sensitivity, specificity, negative predictive value (NPV) and positive predictive value (PPV) of screening mammography and MRI were compared.ResultsTotally 11,540 screening studi...
Source: European Journal of Medical Research - Category: Research Source Type: research
According to results of Swedish Trial by Sophia Zackrisson et al published inLancet Oncology  recently, Breast cancer screening by use of one-view digital breast tomosynthesis with a reduced compression force has higher sensitivity at a slightly lower specificity for breast cancer detection compared with two-view digital mammography andhas the potential to reduce the radiation dose and screen-reading burden required by two-view digital breast tomosynthesis with two-view digital mammography.Reference : One-view breast tomosynthesis versus two-view mammography in the Malm ö Breast Tomosynthesis Screening Trial...
Source: Sumer's Radiology Site - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
We examined supplemental screening (ie, MRI, ultrasound, or tomosynthesis within 6 months of screening mammogram) among a sample of 2,764 African American (AA) and 691 European American (EA) women with negative or benign screening mammograms for whom we had data from both before and after implementation of breast density notification laws in the state of Michigan. Results indicated a 5-fold increase (from 0.14% to 0.7% of women) in supplemental screening among screen-negative women after passage of the law, driven in large part by an increase in supplemental screening among AA women. Breast density was more predictive of s...
Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted a proposed rule to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA, DHS ramp up cooperation on cybersecurity FDA proposes update to cybersecurity guidance FDA restores Fla. mammography center's accreditation FDA to work with tech on digital health innovation C-MIMI: FDA readies program to speed software reviews
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Conclusions: this study shows the need for a better use of the installed capacity for mammograms in Pernambuco State t aken by the insufficient mammography offering and the poor distribution of the equipment in its territory.Resumo Objetivo: descrever a distribui ção dos mamógrafos disponíveis para o Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS) e da oferta de mamografias realizadas através desse sistema, por região de saúde em Pernambuco e compará-los aos parâmetros assistenciais preconizados pelo Ministério da Saúde. Métodos: Trata-se de um e...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Saude Materno Infantil - Category: Midwifery Source Type: research
Implementation of DL algorithm in routine clinical practice has agreement with radiologists
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news
(MedPage Today) -- Set to include revised screening recommendations, breast density information
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Nearly half of women have dense breasts, a risk factor for breast cancer. For proper screening, spotting dense breast tissue is important, as it can hide the presence of tumors. Currently, dense tissue is identified by radiologists viewing mammograph...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Informatics Radiology Source Type: blogs
A simplified, single-view version of digital breast tomosynthesis may increase the detection of breast cancer over standard digital mammography, with lower radiation exposure, say Swedish scientists.Medscape Medical News
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THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- A deep learning (DL) algorithm can successfully assess mammographic breast density, according to a study published online Oct. 16 in Radiology. Constance D. Lehman, M.D., Ph.D., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, and...
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